Eighty-one years ago, you could walk into a tiny basement club in Greenwich Village (a.k.a. “The Wrong Place for the Right People”) and hear 23-year-old Billie Holiday end her set with a song called “Strange Fruit.”
The Redemptive Side of Anger: How Civil Rights Activist Arthur Whitaker ’49 Used His Own Pain to Bring About Healing
In honor of Black History Month, The Bell revisits the inspiring story of Rev. Dr. Arthur L. Whitaker ’49, a Gordon graduate who worked tirelessly for racial equality and the “brotherhood of all men” during World War II, the Civil Rights Movement and the many decades that followed.
There are some places better left private. A doctor’s office, a jury room, a parent-teacher conference, a marriage counseling session: if these places became public, they would no longer feel safe.
Toussaint Williams ’18 is on a mission to build bridges between Jamaica and China. With a knack for Mandarin Chinese and a heart for his native Jamaica, he is on scholarship at the Beijing Language and Culture University.
Having been awarded a Shared Justice Student-Faculty Research Prize, Paul Brink (political science) and Jordan Bellamy ’20 investigated the effects of the increasing housing prices on the North Shore of Massachusetts, specifically in the city of Lynn.